After the Western Pacific and Union Pacific merger in 1983, WP power was scattered throughout the Union Pacific system. GP35s No. 3005 and 3013 were assigned to work locals between Provo and Gene... (more)
Union Pacific TR5 'Cow & Calf' No. 1875/1875B pull a 10 car local approaching Backman's Curve in Provo on Feb. 26, 1977. Rio Grande's former SL&U yard at Provo Junction can be seen at right, stuff... (more)
The Union Pacific invited employees to create safety slogans to be displayed on the sides of cabooses. CA-7 type caboose 25417 carried J.B. Hilliard of Pocatello, Idaho's 15 minutes of fame pictur... (more)
An EMD TR5 'cow and calf' pulls Union Pacific's very first SD40 through Provo Yard on April 3, 1977. Note the damaged offset side hopper car parked in the nearby Utah Railway yard.
Spotted on the Jack Track in the Provo Car Shop, Utah Railway RSD-4 No. 307 gets a traction motor changeout on Nov. 23, 1978.
Happiness is finding a string of bright blue Rock Island hopper cars in your hometown! ROCK 700193 and company are at Provo Yard, ready to be loaded with Utah bituminous coal on June 25, 1978.
Probably one of the least likely candidates for a switch engine works the afternoon shift at Provo Yard in August of 1977.
Union Pacific TR5 'Cow & Calf' sets 1874 and 1875 take Sunday morning off at Provo Yard. Jan. 23, 1977
One of my favorite 'high hood' EMDs, Rio Grande SD9 No. 5310 works the morning switch job at Provo Yard on Dec. 12, 1976.
The Blues meet the Grays at Provo Yard on Nov. 7, 1976.
An Alco RSD-5 works Utah Railway's Provo Switcher on a fine November 1974 afternoon.
A killer power combo works the afternoon switch job at Provo Yard on June 17, 1976.
Union Pacific TR5 'Cow and Calf' No. 1875 builds the PVSC at Provo Yard on May 15, 1976.